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Thomas Cook: American Society of Travel Advisors Weigh In
Alexandria, VA, September 23, 2019 – ASTA President & CEO Zane Kerby issues the following statement in response to Thomas Cook ceasing operations: It is a sad day in the travel community as we mourn the loss of Thomas Cook, the world’s oldest travel firm.

American Society of Travel Advisors Scores Critical Legislative Win in California
The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) celebrated the good news over the weekend – the latest version of California Assembly Bill (AB) 5, made public on Saturday, includes an exemption for travel advisors.

Best in Class 2019: ASTA Recognizes Industry Superstars
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, August 27 2019 – The American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) honored the best of the best in the travel industry during the ASTA Global Convention (AGC) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida August 25-27. The three-day convention was attended by 1,000 advisors, suppliers and industry professionals.

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Cox & Kings, The Americas Reportedly Suspends Business Operations Members Only - Please Login
On Monday, Travel Weekly reported that tour operator Cox & Kings, The Americas had suspended its business operations and is unable to pay its suppliers for trips already booked.

ASTA to Offer Health Insurance as Member Benefit Members Only - Please Login
In case you missed the announcement at the ASTA Small Business Network Conference in Colorado, let us share the good news – last week...

One Year from Deadline, ASTA Publishes REAL ID Member Toolkit Members Only - Please Login
Starting on October 1, 2020 travelers who elect to use a state-issued driver’s license at Transportation Security Administration (TSA) airport checkpoints must ensure that it is REAL ID-compliant, which means it is marked with a star located in the upper portion of the card.

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